Wege Speaker Series

The Wege Speaker series is an annual series held in April of each year at Aquinas College.

We’re excited to confirm that this year’s speaker is Dr. Dorceta Taylor, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, http://www.snre.umich.edu/profile/dorceta_e_taylor_phd

The event will be held on April 13, 2017 at 4pm at the Aquinas Performing Arts Center.

See Press Release Below:

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